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0910 Halloween



Halloween Tips for all!

Halloween Tips for all!



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    • Happy & Healthy Halloween © Copyright, 2009, PreventiCare® Publishing
    • A Scary Thought
      • What could be scarier than a global epidemic of obese children?
      • How about a holiday that fills youngsters’ tummies with candy loaded with:
      • Hydrogenated oils
      • Trans fatty acids
      • White sugar
      • Empty calories
      © Copyright, 2009, PreventiCare® Publishing
    • Spooky Splurging
      • Consuming candy in moderation is fine.
      • But keep spooky seasonal splurging under control.
      • Use Halloween to teach children to make smart food choices.
      © Copyright, 2009, PreventiCare® Publishing
    • The Chiropractic Lifestyle
      • Chiropractors promote the chiropractic lifestyle,
      which focuses on preventing health problems.
      • This lifestyle includes moderating intake of unhealthy snacks.
      © Copyright, 2009, PreventiCare® Publishing
    • Healthy Halloween Treat Options
      • Antioxidant-rich dark chocolate
      • Organic fruit leather
      • Sunflower crisps
      • Pumpkin seeds
      • Small boxes of raisins or other dried fruit
      • Small toys or puzzles
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    • Controlling the Candy Fest
      • Trade candy for “fun” points --
      Accumulate points to earn fun outings with Mom & Dad.
      • Encourage neighbors to hand out healthy treats.
      • Shorten Trick-or-Treat routes.
      • Set a limit of one candy per day.
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    • Parents: Self-Ration!
      • Don’t stock up on candy weeks before Oct. 31.
      • Choose candy you’re not fond of.
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    • More Halloween Safety Tips
      • Trim costumes with light-reflective tape.
      • Give each child a flashlight.
      • Avoid homes not well-lit from the outside.
      • Trade masks for non-toxic face paint.
      • Avoid props, such as swords, that could cause injury in a fall.
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    • Schedule an Appointment
      • Halloween, with its emphasis on skeletons, is a good time to introduce your child to chiropractic!
      • It’s also a good time to teach your child about the role of nutrition in the chiropractic lifestyle.
      © Copyright, 2009, PreventiCare® Publishing
    • Pick Up a Copy of the “Happy and Healthy Halloween” OHU
      • For more on this topic, please pick up a copy of the corresponding OHU handout.
      • Look to the OHU for citations to research on this topic.
      • Share the OHU handout with friends, family, co-workers, etc. Just let us know how many you need.
      © Copyright, 2009, PreventiCare® Publishing